OPEC Secretary General Al Ghais Advocates for Increased Oil Production Amidst Global Energy Transition

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: November 13, 2023; 00:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

In a recent op-ed and public statement, OPEC Secretary General, His Excellency Haitham Al Ghais, presented a compelling argument for the necessity of oil in today's world, even as global energy transitions are underway.

Haitham Al-Ghais, the secretary general of the oil cartel OPEC, explained the need for more oil in the world. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / DALIBRI / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)

Al Ghais, speaking at the Energy Asia Summit and in an article published by CNBC, emphasized the indispensable role of oil in our daily lives and the global economy. Highlighting the ubiquitous presence of oil in everyday products like toothpaste, deodorants, and more complex…